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Intelagard, National Foam, And The NVFC Partner To Giveaway Nine Macaw CAFS Backpacks

Intelagard, National Foam, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have teamed up to support the volunteer fire service. Through a special giveaway program, nine volunteer fire departments will be awarded a Macaw® compressed air foam system (CAFS) backpack, nozzle kit, five gallons of Knockdown® firefighting foam, and four gallons of EasyDECON® DF200 to assist them in protecting their responders and their community. Each package is valued at $6,500. Served fire community &l...

Ardent Vehicle Fire Protection Highlights The Risks Of Under-specified Fire Suppression Systems

When it comes to vehicle fire protection, there is only one chance to put out a fire. At the very least, cutting corners can lead to putting machines at risk and, in the worst cases, operators’ lives. It’s not about having a fire suppression system. It’s about having the right system for the machine and the environment in which it operates. vehicle fire suppression failure Under-specified and incorrect fire suppression systems are considered to be the primary cause of vehicle...

Rosenbauer International AG Unveils Customized Firefighting Vehicles In New Modular Technology

Completely modular! This is the quintessence of a customized firefighting vehicle. In the new MT model range unveiled by Rosenbauer International AG, they have become a reality. With its Modular Technology, Rosenbauer manufactures vehicles for municipalities, industry, and airports, precisely in line with the fire departments' tactical needs and their specific requirements. Customizable firefighting vehicles The vehicles are highly customizable. They can be mounted on 2, 3 and 4-axle serial ch...

Rosenbauer Develops RFC CUTTEX Extinguishing System For Efficient Firefighting

CUTTing & EXtinguishing, is the operating principle of the newly developed Rosenbauer cutting extinguishing system RFC CUTTEX. It combines ultra high pressure extinguishing technology with the function of water jet cutting and thus offers a multitude of new tactical possibilities. It is used, for example, for firefighting in closed rooms without having to enter them directly in the initial phase, which significantly reduces the risks for the crews. Cutting extinguishing system The cutting...

Rosenbauer Introduces Compressed Air Foam RFC CAFS Cube For Water, Foam, And CAFS Operations

The new Rosenbauer RFC CAFS Cube compressed air foam system presents itself almost like a cube, with very compact dimensions. It offers the highest flexibility in fire fighting operations. It can be used to carry out a pure water attack, for example in situations where foam compounds are not allowed to be used. With RFC CAFS Cube, heavy, medium, and expansion foam can be produced to combat classic solid and liquid fires or to flood cellars and storage rooms. Wetting agent operation is also poss...

Task Force Tips Announces The Working Fire Nozzle With Pressure Relief Of 150 Gpm And 160 Gpm

One can register for a learning presentation via Friday, October 23 at 3 pm CST to learn how the Working Fire can deliver initial attack fire flows for today’s fireground while LIMITING reaction force if one needs to send more GPM for the firefight. Deliver initial attack GPM for today’s fireground while limiting reaction force if one over pumps to send more GPM for the firefight or experience a GPM spike during a gated wye operation Fixed Flow GPM for today’s fireground wi...

Magirus Announces The Launch Of TLF AirCore Turbine-Aided Extinguishing Turbine

The innovative, all-terrain tank pumper with the efficient AirCore extinguishing turbine mounted on a lifting device opens up new, previously unavailable possibilities for effective forest and surface fire-fighting. Premiere for the TLF AirCore: For the first time, Magirus presents the new turbine-aided fire-fighting vehicle to representatives of the press, partners and invited guests on 24 and 25 September 2020. After the unveiling, the new vehicle was shown directly in action on the plant's ow...

Magirus Demonstrates The Benefits Of The Maximum Extinguishing Power In Magirus FireBull

Launch of the one of world's first production-ready tracked fire engine The Magirus FireBull combines efficient AirCore extinguishing technology, flexible superstructure options and the all-terrain PowerBully chassis from Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG to form a fully developed solution for use in vegetation fires. On the second day of this year’s press conference in Ulm, Magirus presented FireBull; another solution ready for series production in the field of off-road and forest...

Kochek Company Announces The Launch Of Re-Engineered Scotty Pistol Grip Ball Valves For Enhanced Performance

Kochek Company, LLC has announced that new, custom Scotty pistol grip ball valves are replacing its former offerings.  The new Kochek ball valves in 1.0” and 1.5" sizes are now sourced directly from Scotty Firefighter to ensure durability and top-quality performance. To further meet the rigorous demands of the field, Kochek re-engineered the Scotty models to include a lightweight aluminum full-time 360º female swivel on all models and aluminum male threads on most models, exclud...

Rosenbauer Launches A New Turntable Ladder With XS Technology For Fall Protection And Height Rescue

The L27A-XS 3.0 is the latest product in the successful Rosenbauer XS series and, with a working height of exactly 27.6 m, rounds off the range of articulated turntable ladders from Karlsruhe. The abbreviation XS (for ‘extra small’) refers to the special construction of these turntable ladders with a tiltable cage arm and an inwardly offset swivel joint, which means that they can be used to their full extent even in very tight spaces. In addition, generation 3.0 of XS technology sta...

BS 6164:2019 - Fire Suppression For Tunneling

The British Standard (BS) 6164:2019 came into effect on 31 October 2019. This British Standard is a full revision of the now-superseded BS 6164:2011 with regards to health and safety in tunneling in the construction industry. Clause 13 of BS 6164:2019 contains guidance and recommendations regarding fire protection of plant and equipment used in tunneling. It refers to the protection of both mobile and static equipment, including specialized tunnel plant intended for underground use and surface...

Rosenbauer Expands Their Range Of Spray Lances With RTE FX Hollow Jet Pipe A High-End Instrument For Fire Fighting

The new Rosenbauer hollow jet pipe RTE FX combines uncompromising technology, the highest material and manufacturing quality and a brand new, innovative operating concept. Its cubic shape is unique on the market and allows even inexperienced emergency personnel to immediately, intuitively correct understanding of all functionalities. Thanks to the form-fitting design, all surfaces are aligned parallel in the fast attack position and the spray lance is automatically preset for internal attack: 2...

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